John Davies farms with his family in Merthyr Cynog, near Brecon. He is married to Menna with two children, Sioned and Brychan. He has 100 suckler cows, 1,000 ewes, and runs a silage contracting business and holiday accommodation. John is currently club leader of his local Pontfaen YFC and a community councillor.
He was President of the Royal Welsh Agricultural Society in 2012 and currently sits on the RWAS Board of Management.